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Ovis (sheep)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Ovis is a genus of mammals, part of the goat-antelope subfamily of the ruminant family Bovidae. Its five or more highly sociable species are known as sheep. The domestic sheep is one member of the genus, and is thought to be descended from the wild mouflon of central and southwest Asia.
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Species

Ovis ammon (argali) (Attributes)
Ovis aries (sheep) (Attributes)
Ovis burrhel
Ovis californianus
Ovis canadensis (bighorn sheep) (Attributes)
Ovis cervina
Ovis dalli (Dall's sheep) (Attributes)
Ovis dorshi
Ovis gmelini (Armenian Sheep)
Ovis gmelinii
Ovis nahoor
Ovis nivicola (snow sheep) (Attributes)
Ovis sairensis
Ovis sculptorum
Ovis shantungensis

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0